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S. Korean Research Team Uses AI to Develop Diagnostic Technology

S. Korean Research Team Uses AI to Develop Diagnostic Technology

SEOUL, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning technology are being incorporated to raise the accuracy of disease diagnosis. A research team from Seoul National University Bundang Hospital developed a technology to diagnose sinusitis using a deep learning algorithm that raises diagnostic accuracy. Sinusitis is inflammation of the mucous membrane that [...]

S. Korean Security Industry Scrambles to Incorporate Unmanned Technology

S. Korean Security Industry Scrambles to Incorporate Unmanned Technology

SEOUL, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) – The security industry, traditionally known as one of the most labor-intensive sectors, is using artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) technology to evolve in the age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. S-1 Corp., a South Korean security firm and an affiliate of Samsung Group, is offering new [...]

Financial Firms to Spend 585 bln Won to Adopt New Technologies

Financial Firms to Spend 585 bln Won to Adopt New Technologies

SEOUL, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean financial firms plan to spend a total of 585 billion won (US$492 million) this year to adopt new technologies, such as artificial intelligence and big data analytics, data showed Tuesday. The planned spending reflects efforts by financial authorities to take deregulatory actions and cut red tape to [...]

SK Telecom, Microsoft Sign MOU on 5G, AI, Cloud Computing

SK Telecom, Microsoft Sign MOU on 5G, AI, Cloud Computing

SEOUL, May 13 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. and Microsoft Corp. have agreed to collaborate in cutting-edge ICT areas, including 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud computing, to foster new business opportunities, the companies said Monday. The South Korean telecom and U.S. tech giants signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) last week to combine [...]

Samsung Expands AI Lab in Canada to Bolster System Semiconductor R&D

Samsung Expands AI Lab in Canada to Bolster System Semiconductor R&D

SEOUL, May 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it has moved its artificial intelligence (AI) lab in Canada to a prestigious institute to bolster efforts to develop advanced technologies applicable to system semiconductors. The Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT) AI Lab, which first opened at the University of Montreal in August [...]

South Korean Navy Touts Future AI Technology

South Korean Navy Touts Future AI Technology

DAEJEON, Apr. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean researchers are embarking on a project to develop next-generation automation technology for naval vessels using artificial intelligence (AI) technology. The Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials (KIMM) has joined hands with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. to develop AI-based emergency prediction and response technology. The project aims to [...]

S. Korean Schools Bring AI Technology to the Classroom

S. Korean Schools Bring AI Technology to the Classroom

SEOUL, Apr. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean education institutions are scrambling to incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) technology in classrooms across the country. The Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education (SMOE) announced that it is developing a curriculum for a new course on AI technology, which will soon be provided as an optional course for high [...]

Army Captain Develops AI Program that Predicts Aftereffects of a Stroke

Army Captain Develops AI Program that Predicts Aftereffects of a Stroke

SEOUL, Apr. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Capt. Heo Jun-nyeong of the 21st Infantry Division of the ROK Army has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) program that can predict the aftereffects of a stroke. The Army announced on Sunday that Heo’s paper on the AI program was published by Stroke, an internationally acclaimed journal on strokes. [...]

LG Electronics Features Upgraded AI for Smartphones

LG Electronics Features Upgraded AI for Smartphones

SEOUL, Apr. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Tuesday it has adopted upgraded artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for its latest smartphones to provide users with smarter, faster services. The South Korean handset maker said advanced AI engine and software power V50 ThinQ, its first 5G smartphone set for launch next week, and G8 [...]

Hyundai Card Launches AI ARS Service at Customer Center

Hyundai Card Launches AI ARS Service at Customer Center

SEOUL, Apr. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Card Co., a local credit card firm, said Friday that it has introduced an artificial intelligence-based counseling service in its customer center. The AI automatic response system (ARS) listens to clients’ desired service and provides them with appropriate counseling with no waiting time, according to the company. It [...]